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Acquisitions is a member of the word family acquire, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.


"Acquisitions" is a book by Theodore Grieder.

  • also known as "Acquisitions: where, what, and how: a guide to orientation and procedure for students in librarianship, librarians, and academic faculty"

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Google previewMedical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention -- MICCAI 2009 (2009)

12th International Conference, London, UK, September 20-24, 2009, Proceedings by Guang-Zhong Yang, David J. Hawkes, Daniel Rueckert, Alison Noble, Chris Taylor

acquisitions is a promising tool for monitoring disease evolution. However, few works address this issue and existing methods are generally limited to the ...

Google previewIntelligent M&A (2011)

Navigating the Mergers and Acquisitions Minefield by Scott Moeller, Chris Brady

In fact the bottom line regarding the common ground of business intelligence and acquisitions is that management must workto ensure that the process from startto finishis linkedin a meaningfuland productive way. Understanding thevalueof ...

Google previewCollection Management (2006)

A Concise Introduction by John Kennedy

Acquisitions is an aspect of librarianship that is not ...

Google previewA Practical Guide to Section 16 (2003)

Reporting and Compliance by Stanton P. Eigenbrodt

The third alternative available for exempting acquisitions is that the securities acquired be held by the recipient for six months after the acquisition or, for derivative securities, that the underlying security be held for six months after the ...

Google previewThe American Public Library Handbook (2011)

by Guy A. Marco

ACQUISITIONS Terminology “The term acquisitions refers to the function of ...

Google previewIntellectual Property in Consumer Electronics, Software and Technology Startups (2013)

by Gerald B. Halt, Jr., John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles, Fesnak Robert

The Business of IP Portfolio Acquisition: General Valuation Guidelines and Due Diligence Concerns One of the main challenges associated with IP portfolio acquisitions is that the value of the intangible assets contained within the ...

Google previewMarkets from Culture (2004)

Institutional Logics and Organizational Decisions in Higher Education Publishing by Patricia H. Thornton

However, the central finding with respect to acquisitions is that the meaning and consequences of acquisition were quite distinct according to the different institutional logics prevailing in the two periods. The sources of institutional change in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business in Today's World (2009)

by Charles Wankel

Acquisitions, which include mergers and takeovers, are a part of business strategy involving the combination of two or more businesses, with or without the cooperation of all parties. Once a rare occurrence, these maneuvers became a typical ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science (2003)

by John Feather, Rodney Paul Sturges

Apart from setting up accounts with suppliers, acquisitions staff need to keep up good commu— nication to ensure smooth supply. Suppliers require clear information on requirements such as servicing (jacketing, insertion of security triggers, ...

Google previewCareer Discovery Encyclopedia (2009)

by Ferguson

Acquisitions librarians are responsible for buying the books, magazines and journals, DVDs, and other materials found in libraries. Also called collection development librarians and collection development specialists, they work in the technical ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library History (2015)

by F William Summers Professor Emeritus School of Library and Information Studies Wayne A Wiegand, Wayne A. Wiegand, Donald G. Jr. Davis

The modern acquisitions department developed only in the 20th century as libraries became larger and more complex. With the continuing increase in published information and the concomitant increase in library materials budgets, it became ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy: Entries A-F (2001)

by R. J. Barry Jones

Acquisitions quite often refer to the purchase of a non-Iike firm by another, whereas mergers are generally described as the combination of two like firms. The key difference is that the firms are not related - for example, the acquisition of a ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy (2002)

by R. J. Barry Jones

Acquisitions quite often refer to the purchase of a non-like firm by another, whereas mergers are generally described as the combination of two like firms. The key difference is that the firms are not related ± for example, the acquisition of a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry (2016)

The various acquisitions form the spokes of a wheel and are produced in a plane (say the X/Y plane used as an example here) by the vector sums of the two gradients x (1⁄4Rcosy) and y (1⁄4Rsiny). Sufficient acquisitions are made to cover ...

Google previewGreen's Encyclopaedia of the Law of Scotland (1896)

by John Chisholm

Under the earlier Statutes, a bankrupt's acquisitions after the date of sequestration did not vest in the trustee, and, in order to assert a right thereto, it was necessary for him either (1) to obtain a supplementary sequestration, or (2) where a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Volume 1 - Abbreviations (1968)

Accountability to Associcao Brasileira De Escolas De Biblioteconomia E Documentacao by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour

See also Budgeting and Financial Control; Collection Building Acquisitions is the general term applied to the function of obtaining the library materials which make up a library's collections. Historically the acquisition function was carried out in ...

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U.S. Territorial Acquisitions

Territorial acquisitions of the United States, such as the Thirteen Colonies, the Louisiana Purchase, British and Spanish Cession.


Photo credit: Joaquín Martínez Rosado

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The man whose acquisitions stick is the man who is always achieving and advancing whilst his neighbors, spending most of their time in relearning what they once knew but have forgotten, simply hold their own. (William James)
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Scrabble value of A1C3Q10U1I1S1I1T1I1O1N1S1

The value of this 12-letter word is 23 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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